This page features panels at SXSW Interactive 2013 that will be presented within the BiT House at the Hilton-Garden Inn.

Additionally - this page includes panels that will take place outside of the BiT House that self-selected BiT as a tag, or have panelists or subject matter that we think is of particular interest to blacks in tech. If you would like to have a panel included on this page, please email the SXSW schedule page url to us at info@wearebit.com.


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Martine Syms

Los Angeles, CA
@Martine Syms is a conceptual entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, California. She grew up going to punk shows and watching lots of television. She graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a degree in Film, Video, New Media. Her work focuses on the relationship between commercialism, identity and experience. Martine helps institutions, businesses and artists advance culture. She's a Taurus. From 2007-2011, Martine was the founder and director of Golden Age, a project space focused on exhibitions, performances and printed matter. At Golden Age, she organized over fifty innovative cultural projects ranging from film screenings to interactive online exhibitions. She also initiated their publishing program, which included a catalogue of ten titles by international, emerging artists. Martine lectured at Cabinet, Project Row Houses, the Houston Museum of African American Art, California Institute of the Arts, University of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and MoMA PS1, among other venues. Her artwork has been exhibited and screened extensively, including presentations at the New Museum, New York, NY; MCA Chicago, Chicago, IL; Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI; Gene Siskel FIlm Center, Chicago, IL; Capricious Space, Brooklyn, NY; Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY; and White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO. Martine works as a writer, designer and publisher.

My Panelist Sessions

Sunday, March 10

12:30pm CDT